News Releases

DBEDT Keeps Hawaii Economic Growth Forecast UnchangedPosted on February 11, 2016 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its first quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report. In the Economic Outlook section of the report, DBEDT keeps Hawaii economic growth rates unchanged from the previous forecast with Hawaii Gross Domestic Product growth at 2.3 percent in 2016 and 2.4 percent in 2017.
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DBEDT Announces New Export Training ProgramPosted on February 1, 2016 in NewsDBEDT
DBEDT announces its new Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion -- Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP-ERP), which will provide training programs to prepare Hawaii companies to begin or expand their export market development.
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“New Money for Your Business” Information Sessions Aimed at Neighbor Island BusinessesPosted on December 31, 2015 in NewsDBEDT
DBEDT and its attached agency, the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will hold information sessions on new funding programs for technology and manufacturing companies.
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DBEDT’s Annual Energy Report Cites Significant Progress on Key ObjectivesPosted on December 14, 2015 in NewsEnergy Resources Coordinator's Annual report
Hawaii State Energy Office -- The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has released its “Energy Resources Coordinator’s Annual Report 2015” documenting Hawaii’s progress and leadership on its clean energy objectives.
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DBEDT Announces New Export Development Assistance ProgramPosted on December 3, 2015 in NewsDBEDT
DBEDT announces its new Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion Assistance Program (HiSTEP-AP), which will provide direct awards to individual companies to participate in export marketing activities.
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DBEDT Releases Analysis on Hawaii Home BuyersPosted on November 30, 2015 in Newshousing
DBEDT released its first report on Hawaii home buyers. The "Residential Home Sales in Hawaii" report summarizes home sale activities in Hawaii recorded for the period from January 2008 to September 2015.
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Hawaii Economy Continues Stable GrowthPosted on November 18, 2015 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its fourth quarter 2015 Statistical and Economic Report, which projects that Hawaii's economy will continue stable growth in the next few years.
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Hawaii Expands Broadband NetworkPosted on October 15, 2015 in NewsHawaii Strategic Development Corp.
DBEDT through its attached agency, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC) announced, as part of a public-private partnership, two new broadband facilities outfitted with state-of-the-art multi-gigabit connectivity.
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Hawaii Economy Continues Healthy GrowthPosted on August 20, 2015 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
In its third quarter 2015 Statistical and Economic Report, DBEDT projects that Hawaii's economy will accelerate growth rates in 2015 and 2016.
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Five Community-based Nonprofits Selected for New CBED AcceleratorPosted on August 17, 2015 in NewsCBED Accelerator
DBEDT recently launched a community-based economic development accelerator program, the CBED Accelerator.
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